Archive for January, 2017

EYC loses former longtime member

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

David F. Mulliken of Sister Bay peacefully died on Jan. 20, 2017, one day shy of his 98th birthday. He is survived by his son Hugh & Alicia (Wilson) Mulliken, daughter Amanda (De Witt) Mulliken, three granddaughters, two grandsons, and three great grandchildren.  Members recall that David would single-hand a sailboat as recently as 10 years ago.

The obituary can be found here.

Passing of Janey MacNeil

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

It is with sadness that we share the passing of longtime EYC member Janey MacNeil on Jan 22nd, 2017. Janey leaves behind Doug, her husband of 52 years, and her children Cog (Marion) MacNeil, Tracy (Alby) Gallun, Michael (Beth) MacNeil and Amy (Devin) Wolf and her 12 grandchildren: Penn, Grace, and Charlie MacNeil; Fritz, Peter, Lucy, Robert and Gunnar Gallun; Reagan Freewalt; and Parker, Mac and Gus Wolf. The obituary can be found here.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM at Lumen Christi Catholic Parish in Mequon, WI. A reception celebrating Janey’s life will follow.

A memorial service will also be held in Ephraim, WI this summer.

2017 Summer Staffing

Friday, January 20th, 2017

The EYC is immediately accepting applications for Junior and Senior instructors. This year, EYC lessons are offered from June 19 through August 18, 2017, with mandatory staff training taking place the week of June 19. Instructors need US Sailing Level 1 certification, minimally. These courses are offered in the spring around the country. If interested, please send an email, including your sailing experience, and resume to Commodore Sibylle Tasker at by January 31, 2017. If relevant, please include any references with complete contact information.

EYC Renewal Season is right around the corner!

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Think Sun and Sailing!

Yes, it’s almost early bird time! Family, single, and senior memberships will be discounted through February. Don’t delay; take advantage of the savings. In the next few days, you will receive an email from Club Express, our membership software program. The email will include a direct link to Club Express. Please log in using your username and password and update any changes with your personal information. As you continue to move through the pages, you will have the opportunity to make a donation to the EYC or purchase an additional directory. Near the end, you will see a payment for your dues. Finalize your renewal by making a payment with your credit card and clicking submit payment. Or you may print a copy of the invoice and mail a check with the balance due to Club Express, 1930 Thoreau Drive, Suite 155, Schaumburg, IL 60173.

We are looking forward to seeing you again this summer!

If you need help completing your renewal, please email a volunteer from the EYC Membership Committee:
Lisa Gifford
Jodi Hoyerman
We will set up a time to call you and help you through the process.

The Ephraim Yacht Club is a family oriented non-profit organization focused on forwarding sailing education and racing to students of all ages located in the town of Ephraim, in Door County, Wisconsin on beautiful Eagle Harbor.